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NHL Fortune: $76,375

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Bill Riley’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$76,375 (US$301,808 in today's dollars), ranking #4951 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1977-78 $55,000 $234,719
Source: Globe and Mail
1980-81 $21,375 $67,090
Contract in Canadian currency: $25,000. Signed a two-way, one-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$50,000 in the NHL and CAN$25,000 in the minor leagues. He played the whole season in the AHL, earning a minor league salary.
Source: Copy of contract
Total:
US$76,375

In today's dollars:
US$301,808
NHL Rank:
4951

In today's dollars:
4714

Contract(s) (click to enlarge)

Interesting animated bar chart race showing that 36 players and 1 commissioner appeared, in the past 25 years, in the yearly Top Ten NHL/hockey fortunes accumulated. Jaromir Jagr is #1 in total hockey earnings since 2002-03 and will be taken over in 2-3 years by Crosby and Ovechkin. How is your 401k/RSSP doing?

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